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numbers. he told reporters earlier tonight, and i quote . . . >> eliot: not really, but to mitt these days it seems facts are what they them to be. he still struggles to get past that video where he puts down nearly half of the nation's voters as dead beats. 54% of registered voters have an unfavorable view of comments while 32% viewed them as favorable. and now he addressed the voters directly. >> romney: president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> eliot: romney even praised his massachusetts health care program, romney told nbc news, and i quote . . . one can only imagine what would have hand if romney had embraced his health care plan at the start of this raisin stead of running away from it. according to the "new york times" cbs news poll of three swing states the president leads his challenger by 12 points. mr. obama is out in front in florida by nine points, and in ohio, president obama is up by ten points. but some republicans seem to have trouble accepting t
as usual. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer. this and this is "viewpoint" live from the nation's capitol washington, d.c. this election was supposed to be all about the economy but now foreign policy and the middle east have taken center stage with an attack that killed an american ambassador and three others, and mitt romney taking any political advantage any way he can. in cry cairo the flag torn down and shredded by a mob. reports of a bear budget anti-muslim film said to have been made in the usa. shortly after what seemed to be another protest against the film beganouts the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, but it appears to have been a well armed, well coordinateed event with indirect and direct fire from machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. four americans were killed, including j. christopher stevens and information management officer sean smith. secretary of state hillary clinton eulogized the ambassador and defended the america's commitment to libya. >> everywhere chris and his team went in libya in a c
. ♪ [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." mitt romney releases his 2011 tax returns and if you're a middle class voter you won't be shocked to hear the rate he pays is probably somewhat less than yours. according to the trustee who supervisors the romney's blind trust, mitt and paid $1,935,708 in taxes on number of $13,696,951. an effective rate of 14.1%. the romneys also donated more than $4 million in charity, and claimed that $2.25 million deduction. the trustee released information on the romney's tax payments between 1990 and 2009. over that period they owed and paid federal and state income taxes every year, at an average tax rate of 20.20%, the lowest annual effective tax rate of 13.66%. when it comes to money it's good to be mitt romney. when it comes to the race for president, not so much. in fact, it's fair to say if mitt romney could take a mulligan on this week he would. taking a look at the latest swing state numbers the poll has the president up 5 points in colorado. you have 5 points in wisconsin and up 8 points in iowa while the l
. >> thank for having me. >> eliot: mitt romney did in fact -- the morph that destroyed him from moderate sensible creatable intellect to far-right stooge, how did he done that. >> we decided he would go to the far right, pose as a severe conservative, and then somehow magically shake the etch-a-sketch and come back to center. >> eliot: if he had been smarter and more nimble he would have said you know i'm going to etch-a-sketch, but he stuck to the far right and showed himself at the end of the day to approximate completely spineless. >> all along people have been saying who is the real mitt romney? how will we know what he really stands for? and i think the moment that was cemented into place was when he picked paul ryan. there was a lot of argument for him to pick centerist like pall leapty. and then gofer nor quest said this choice outlines the future for the next four to eight years. >> eliot: tim's article goes through area of policy to area of policy, when you put it all together, you do step back and say mitt romney became the tea party. >> that's right. h
right. that's our show for tonight. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. [♪ theme music ♪] >> eliot: good evening. i'm elliot spitzer, and this is "viewpoint." romney is ramping up his campaign this week. the republican candidate appeared this colorado today and plans to join paul ryan tomorrow on the final two days of a three-day bus trip through ohio even though as we told you last week ohio polls show president obama with a five-point lead in the critical swing state. it's a part of fire up gop voters and get back on track a week after romney secretly taped statements damming half of the population. romney insisted in his "60 minute" interview last night. that his campaign was doing just fine. actually romney is trailing in all of the latest national and zing-state polls, and in the "politico" poll out today . . . the president may be giving romney an opening for attack on fiern affairs. that after steve quizzed the president. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there will be bumps in the road, because in a lot of these places one
to for the most amount of money? that's exactly what pawlenty is doing now. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. >> eliot: good evening. i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint." mitt romney continues to struggle to get past the infamous video that shows him writing off nearly half the country as dependent on government handouts. meanwhile, the president's rise in the polls could boost senate democrats and maybe just maybe bring an end to gridlock in congress. starting with the fallout from the video, according to the latest reuters poll, better than 40% of registered voters have a less favorable view of romney after viewing the video. meanwhile 26% opinions improved. 30% said it made no difference whatsoever. with the video driving numbers down romney sounded contrite at a univision forum last night. >> romney: my campaign is about the 100%. >> obama: when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims. that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is maybe you haven't got
. that's the reality. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." for the second time this week, mitt romney is looking to reset his campaign amidst cries of anguish from fellow republicans who think he should win. the poll that shows president obama with the lead from slim to substantial. in the same margin of likely voters in the associated press poll. but he also a five lead over romney and eight-point lead in the latest pew poll. all of those polls were taken before mother jones released the tape that may prove to be the turning point in this race. with mitt romney telling fundraisers that nearly half the country, by his count were a bunch of losers and moochers. >> eliot: public reaction to the tape is interesting. according to a grand new gallup poll say those remarks make them 20% more likely to vote for romney. while 36% say he they're less likely to vote for him and his running mate, paul ryan, tried to clean up the mess that romney made. >> he was inarticulate in making this point. the point we'r
and it will be complete by those dates--disaster. nonetheless "viewpoint" with illinois is next. >> eliot: goods evening, i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." mitt romney looks to push the reset button on his staggering campaign with his poll numbers showing him down 5 to 7 points in key states like ohio, florida, and ed gillispie said that he would offer something new--specifics. what a concept. >> what we have found is that people want to hear a little bit more of that, not just to say that we have a plan to do t but here's what is in that plan. >> eliot: shocking idea. with that in mind, the republican contender spoke to the national hispanic chamber of commerce about immigration policy. >> i will pursue permanent immigration reform and start by ensuring those who serve in our military have the opportunity to become legal permanent residents in the country that they fought to defend. >> eliot: but will likely to take more than that to swing voters into that column. 68% of latino voters favor the president. just 26% support mitt romney. last month's month was to get 30%, serve points better tha
story. have a great weekend and come back on m [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." violence and chaos continue to spread across the middle east. reaction to a low budget ain't anti-muslim film released in america. nationally the president leads romney by three points within the margin of error. romney seemed pleased with the numbers when he spoke with "abc news" george stephanopoulos this morning. >> romney: i'm doing well. i'm tied in the poll, some days up, some days low we're doing well in swing states. >> eliot: notobama has a seven point edge over romney and the president led by five points in florida and enjoyed that same five-point lead in virginia. also in new hampshire according to an in-state poll. romney's ability to connect with middle income voters is one big reason why he trails the president. that inability was on display today. >> romney: no one can say my plan is going to raise taxes on middle income people. principle number one is keep the burden down. >> you under $100,000 middle income. >> no, middle income is $20
tomorrow. "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer is next. >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint." 11 years ago today, american airlines flight 11 and united airlines flight 175 crashed into the world trade center towers in lower manhattan. a little later that morning american airlines flight 77 smashed into the pentagon and united airlines flight 93 nosed into a field near shanksville slain. nearly 3,000 people died, murdered by osama bin laden and his al-qaeda terror network and the world changed. once again today as we've seen from the past decade, memorial services were held for the victims and the selfless first responders who rushed to their aid, some to their deaths. in new york, in the shadow of the new uncompleted one world trade center, victim's families read the names of their loved ones. at the pentagon where a giant american building marked the building, president obama and first lady michelle obama laid a wreath. in shanksville pennsylvania, vice president joe biden laid a wreath
will be inside "the war room." we'll see you tomorrow. >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer and this is "viewpoint." president obama's poll numbers show the post convention that mitt romney wanted and didn't get. homey shakes the etch-a-sketch on healthcare andnd can't explain why the g.o.p. would cut the budget without hurting the middle class. likely voters gave president obama a six-point lead and a four-point lead in the latest reuters poll while the register registered voters back the president in the recent gallup poll. but >> eliot: the basic structure of the race does not seem to be benefiting mitt romney. the g.o.p. candidate for president was in" today where the latest public policy poll shows them trailing the president by 5%. faced with poll, an anonymous top romney adviser sold us, quote number: >> eliot: chicago, of course, is headquarters to the obama campaign team, and blaming the messenger, like romney's adviser did, is a classic response that one would expect from the candidate who feels the election slipping away. themitt romney found key provisions he wou
forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> david: the august jobs numbers may not have been great news for president obama. fortunatelily there are another set of numbers that are reassuring. the obama campaign for the first time in months raised more than the romney campaign. the margin was slim, according to the obama camp, 98ers 98% of those donations were $100 or less. joining me now, ken vogel whose recent piece democrats lower sites on donors tackle this very issue. ken, thank you for joining us tonight. >> my pleasure tonight. >> eliot: if i read your article properly the super rich democrats are fleeing for the hills, basically saying to the president, don't chase us, we're not interested. >> there has been a little bit of this dynamic in play for most of this election cycle. a number of these wealthy democrats are philosophically opposed to the super pacs and raising and spending unlimited money in politics. as a result, they don't want to play the game. the operatives who are trying to get them back in the game, if you don't help, we're never going to
] >> eliot: despite the fact that he sited his romney care act as a great success. meanwhile, both sides are gearing up for next week's big event. wednesday's first presidential debate between the two contenders. both sides are working hard to shape expectations. beth myers sent out a memo that read in part . . . and obama campaign senior strategy david axelrod wrote, and i quote . . . for more on the expectations gain i'm joined by brent brent coburn. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> eliot: the expectation game, could we agree for the moment they are both really smart guys and we're hopefully going to have a good debate about substance. >> that's our hope. the debates a great opportunity for the american people tune in and the candidates tell their stories. that's what we plan to do. we hope the romney campaign comes prepared to do the same thing. beside his technical -- technical skills as a debater, we hope he finally comes to the table with some details. >> eliot: i think the american public and my perspective in all of this is no mystery, i s
may steal an election, but they can't steal democracy. >> eliot: at least one person is trying to do something about the job crisis. and that's our number of the day. 1. ben bernanke, chairman of the federal reserve today announced a third round of quantitative even, the fed will spend tens of billions of dollars a month purchasing bonds initially aerate of $40 billion a month and they'll just keep doing it with no time limit until unemployment finally drops substantially. the idea is to drive interest rates down and stimulate borrowing for investment. will it work? that's up for debate with interest rates already close to zero, some economists aren't sure how well qe3 will work but the fed says the first two rounds of easing created two million jobs without triggering an uptick in inflation. each of those rounds ended after a limited time period. with qe3 the money will just keep coming month after month with no end in sight. that's certainly impressed the stock market which closed today with the dow up by 206 point
! >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint" for the third day in a row protests raged across the middle east in response to aber budget anti-muslim film whose derivation seems to be in dispute. the protest seemed to be spreading into additional nations. today in is sana'a, protestors chanted death to america. the protestors breached the heavily fortified perimeter smashing windows tearing down the american flag and burning it. the protestors were blocked from entering the embassy building and were eventually pushed back into the streets by yemeni security forces. in cairo protestors continued to gather en masse outside the burned u.s. embassy and egyptian forces fired teargas in attempts to get them to disperse. similar protests also appeared in iran, iraq, bangladesh, morocco, sudan and tunisia. in libyan, there was a gathering design to show appreciation for the united states. hundreds of libyans amassed outside the consulate, airing signs denouncing yesterday's violent destruction which led to
is saying no it's not. we have to print more money. i don't think they'll get the economy going. >> eliot: let's bring in ben white, author of money morning column and deputy editor joe wiesenthal. thank you for coming in. let me begin how bad is it? for the fed to react way one almost gets a sense of panic. they say they're opening the floodgates to the maximum point. >> i don't think it's quite like that. in the middle of the crisis, absolutely. in qe 2 almost as bad. this is different in its tenor. the economy is not quite as horrible. but what the fed is say even this slow growth is not fast enough to get unemployment to a level that we're happy with at the pace we're going. in the past where the qe programs came when the markets were down. now the markets are highs. >> eliot: you're right, there is a schizophrenia in the economy. the stock market profit, those who are doing well are doing spectacularly well. and the rest, not so well. this is the slow boil the corrosive employment, wage growth that is stagnant or negative, and the fed saying no one is doing anything, we'll do somethi
tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. >> eliot: good evening. i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint." president obama tells world leaders at the united nations they must join the fight against the violent extremism that claimed the lives of four americans in libya while mitt romney outlines his plans to marry free enterprise to foreign aid at the clinton global initiative. paul ryan finds an employee's union he can actually support. starting with the president. after the death of chris stevens. the anti-muslim video that provoked the protests while defending the right to free speech. >> obama: americans have fought and died around the globe to protect the right of all people to express their views. even views we profoundly disagree with. and on this, we must agree there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. there's no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> eliot: the president warned iran that while it still had time to demonstrate its nucle
. >> eliot: people who scream non-stop that public debt are dangerous are the very ones who created the most enormous amount of private sector debt. and no one asked them to confront that. >> it's incredible. he talks about this prairie fire of debt, the real prairie fire of debt is if you go through america and you see all athletes shuttered factories all over the place. it has a lot to do with take-over artist who is come in and pile these companies up with debt, sell them off and leave the companies bankrupt and rusting. >> eliot: and another metaphor and analogy that has always made perfect sense to me is what they did was identity? toidentical to subprime mortgages where the unlying asset was so debt heavy it went bankrupt. >> romney has made this comparison himself. he has talked about how america's national debt is up of these nightmare no-money-down mortgages, but in fact what he did at bain capital he essentially puts no money down. a great example is ampad where they put down $5 million, and they took over $100 million company or kaybee toys where they took over a $500 million comp
democratic national convention. minute by minute, john fugelsang, vice president al gore, eliot spitzer jennifer granholm. don't miss tomorrow. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> romney: four years ago i know many americans felt a fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. that choice was not the choice of our party but americans always come together after elections. >> it sure doesn't help to hear from their president that government gets the credit. what they deserve to hear is the truth. yes, you did build that! [applause] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, and this is "viewpoint." those were j two of the half-truths mendacious statements slurs falsehoods and outright lies peddled by the g.o.p. ticket over the past two nights at the republican convention in tampa. when mitt romney claimed americans including his party came together after president obama election he left out the fact that republicans in washington came out together to do whatever they could to deny the president in a second term. when they said, you didn't build that, they were repeating a lie debu
one nation under god, we'll see you monday. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer is "viewpoint." after a show start thursday president obama closed the democratic convention with some soaring rhetoric in the promise of a rising middle class economy. >> obama: if you believe that new plants and factories can dot our landscape, that new energy can power our future that new schools can provide ladders of opportunity to this nation of dreamers, if you believe in a country where everyone gets a fair shot, and everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules then i need you to vote this november. [applause] >> eot: you again as the president spoke he may have already known that the august's jobs report would flatten his bump coming out of the convention and weaken his chances for re-election this fall. while most economists expected 125,000 new jobs last month, the labor department reported just 96,000 new private sector hires and while the unemployment rate dropped 268,000 people dropped out of the workforce. and if that's
of trouble! eliot spitzer will tell you more about that next on "viewpoint." >> eliot: good evening i'm eliot spitzer. this is "viewpoint." when a presidential candidate is forced to leave a scheduled fund-raiser for an impromptu news conference, it can only one mean one thing. trouble. >> good evening. i understand there is a video that's been on the internet for a few weeks that has attracted some attention and i thought i would make some comments about it. >> eliot: that was mitt romney last night after mother jones posted video excerpts of his of its web site of romney taking questions from potential donors at a private $50,000 a plate fund-raiser may 17th at the florida home of private equity manager mark leeder. we played part of the tape monday. we're going to play a lot more of it tonight starting with the most controversial excerpt. >> there are 47% of the american people who will vote for him no matter what. they believe they're victims who believe government has a responsibility to care for them. who believe
class together. we will move forward together. >> eliot: not surprisingly, the same themes play a prominent role in a two-minute long ad the obama campaign is playing in seven swing states including ohio and virginia. >> obama: it's time for a new economic patriotism. rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong, thriving middle class. compare my plan to governor romney's and decide for yourself. >> eliot: to help voters make the decision, the obama campaign also put out another ad today putting pictures of real people over mitt romney's notorious comments to wealthy donors about americans who don't pay income tax. >> 47% of the people -- who are dependent on government. who believe they're victims. who believe government has responsibility to care for them. who believe they're entitled to healthcare and food, to housing, to you name it. >> eliot: while mitt romney and his super pac allies have raised more money than the president and his allies, the margin is surprisingly small. according to the
democratic national convention. we have a panel here. we have governor eliot spitzer in our home university located in new york city. we have cenk uygur host of "the young turks"." governor jennifer granholm, two-time governor of michigan and host of the war room on current tv. and john fugelsang commentator and comedian. we'll try to cut it down for you tonight. we'll go to all the important speeches. we'll hear from michelle obama of course, and a great keynote speech from julian castro. we'll give you our unique take on it, and you'll be able to participate by way of social media. give us run down on how that works. >> cenk: i will. as you saw in the republican convention because i'm positive you all were watching, we have a twitter feed that goes up on the screen, and we have a whole range of different publics that we look in on, mainstream media pundits, conservatives liberals comedians and they're oftentimes incredibly funny including, when everyone is talking about invisible obama. at the end of the republican national convention, i'll have a fact on that that you'll love, and of cou
of other very interesting speakers that you'll be hearing about. i'm here, of course, with governor eliot spitzer in his home studio, where we're located. cenk uygur, of the founder and host of the "the young turks." two-term michigan governor jennifer granholm, host of the war room with jennifer granholm, and john fugelsang noted commentator and comedian who will soon have a show on current. we're happy to be bringing you coverage and common tear on commentary on the proceedings tonight. we welcome you in the discussion by way of twitter and we'll go to cenk to tell folks how that works. >> cenk: we have the most unique coverage in the nation of these conventions. not only do we have an unbelievable panel and it's been an amazing two weeks covering the convention with this panel. we also have the twitter feed so you can get a bird's-eye view of everything that is happening at the convention from all the different ankle angles. main street pundits media liberals conservatives a speech about president president obama first lady michelle obama and all the speeches we've enjoyed tonight. we
obama after the convention. during our coverage on current eliot spitzer predicted a four-point bump. i predicted five. vice president gore, six to eight. it looks like the democratic convention went off better than the republican one if you look at the polls. now that the conventions are over, mitt romney as usual getting himself in more and more trouble. so they're answering the question. you got to under something. mitt romney's tax plan is a disaster for the budget. it would create giant deficits. how can you say you can fight deficits if your plan creates bigger deficits. he says, no, no, i'm going to get rid of the loopholes. >> give me an example of a loophole that you'll close. >> romney: people at high end taxpayers will have fewer deductions and exemptions. those numbers will come down. >> i'm cutting tax on the rich massively, but some of the loopholes i might take away might come from the rich. now paul ryan, you're supposed to be the holy genius, you're going to have specific details about what loopholes you're closing. you're the guy who is brave and bold. >> don't voters
based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa. ♪ >> jennifer: before you leave you, this week has given us so much that we decide it was only right to give the week something in return. here to do that is our own brett ehrlich. shhhh, brett's talking now. >> it's friday night, which means it's time for everyone's favorite new award series that i'm trying to get off the grown, the weekies. we begin with best picture of mitt romney. best picture goes to mitt romney holding a baby. as if the last few weeks aren't difficult enough, add on to that this photo. how are you still so awkward with children? you have like 30 of them. moving on best visual aid. thank you, benjamin netenyahu at the un. nothing captures the severity of a nuclear crisis quite like a nuclear bomb. and finally the award for best sequel, thanks elizabeth. best sequel goes to todd akin. he calls his opponent a real wild cat who acted unlady like. well done, todd and
, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from fruit just got cooler. fruit on one side, cool on the other. new ice breakers duo. a fruity, cool way to break the ice. health matters to all of us. that's why lysol has started a mission for health. with new mom programs, lysol healthy habits initiatives in schools and disaster relief efforts. when you use lysol at home, you'll know you're a part of something bigger. for healthy tips and more, visit lysol.com/missionforhealth. ♪ >> cenk: first issue for the court is like spanking yes or no? tailor santos is a sophomore in texas, and she was caught cheating for which the punishment was spanking. >> reporter: after she got caught helping another student cheat, taylor got a paddle to the backside. taylor and her mother chose the spanking over a one-day suspension. they are outraged by who did it their male vice principal. >> cenk: that's drama. here is more. >> reporter: texas is one of 19 states that allows corporal punishment in schools usually as long as a parent
to be in as a friend of bill in the next hour. we'll be joined by eliot spitzer, and yes, everybody is talking football. but first -- >> announcer: this is the "full court press" >> speaking of football vegas sports bookies were very busy following the blown call monday night. at least $500 million changed hands in the sports book close to a record for an nfl game. the one call made bookies rake in $250 million. betters lost $250 million instantly. vegas experts estimate half that amount normally changes hands in a game like this. green bay was favored. >> bill: maybe the refs were on the take. >> yeah, there is a lot of money flying around related to these football games, and these refs are not making any friends. >> now that tim tebow's power has diminished -- >> bill: oh poor baby. >> -- one place in new york city wants to give him something to do. the museum of sex has given him a lifetime membership. >> that's one sure way to learn about sex. >> bill: yeah. >> madonna tried clearing up comments she made about president obama. she told the audience to quote, vote for th
, but we have governor eliot spitzer, brad woodhouse from the dnc, as well as dil buyers. he covers media for "politico." and a big flap about breastfeeding right here in washington, d.c. at american university has a breast-feeding mom finally gone too far? but first? >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> on this wednesday, the headlines making news all eyes on apple computer today, the company which six years ago changed the mobile phone market with the introduction of the iphone is expected to unveil the iphone 5 later this morning, wire.com is predicting two things. the phone will have a larger display, and it likely will have a different dot connector that other apple products meaning it would need its own separate pow power chord, also it may operate on the more advanced 4g network. >> bill: just tell me when to get it. >> the rumor is september 21st. >> so a little over a week. >> yeah. >> i don't understand how apple has gotten so bad at keeping their secrets covered up because everybody knows just about everything about their phone unless the
's the north dakota state of science. [ laughing ] >> cenk: okay, not guilty, we're all agreed. eliot spitzer is up next with "viewpoint." eliot, tell me you got something better than this. >> eliot: i don't want to pass judgment like that, cenk, you know that, but we got a great show. starting like everybody else's, mitt romney in the 47%, is the campaign imploding on him? the craziness surrounding everything that he ever said. it's hard to figure out how he made it in politics. then we'll go from the tumultt from here to the middle east. and we'll figure out what is going on there and if we can do anything about it. interesting question. >> cenk: thank you eliot. sounds great. i'm looking forward to it. >> thank you. >> cenk: and when we come back, the elbow of the day who is it going to be? el monte kids already got an elbow. it's not them. tweet us your guess at at @tyt on (vo) this is joy. >>who the heck does mitt romney think he is? (vo) this is joy on current tv. >>if mitt romney treats his magic underwear the same way as his tax returns, then he's been going commando for the past 10
's an understatement, eliot. of sununu, you're wrong. mitt romney, you're wrong. we need more teachers, not fewer teachers and more cops and more firefighters that support our >> there are a lot of people in this country who need organ transplants, 115,000 people every year need transplants. 18 people die every day waiting for a transplant they do not get. there's a new lawsuit by patrick mcmain, an airport combat veteran and working with the new york organ network. he said they apply too much pressure to declare patients dead to get the organs. that is an explosive charge and the network vigorously defend themselves against that charge saying he is "an untrained trouble maker with a hit of raising frivolous issues and questions." patrick is going to join us along with his lawyer. this is a really important issue. so many people need organ transplants. if you are right that they are pressuring people to declare patients dead before they are actually dead, that's an enormously important issue. how do we know who to trust if we should believe you or not. >> yes the reason why you can trust me
sir, it has been a joy. >> well, thank you sir. >> eliot: always an honor to speak with congressman lewis. that's "viewpoint" fororororororororororororororororororororor >> jennifer: i'm jennifer granholm. tonight in "the war room," bedtime for mittens. >> the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. >> he's speaking to you mitch. your nightmares are starting to show. only this time, it's not the usual things keeping you up at night like rafalca pulling a turn up cart or dogs sitting inside the car. no this dream is about polls that go bump in the night. daal taking an absolute shellacking in november, a phobia. it is your fear of losing, a failing to please. it is 3:00 a.m. and the phone is ringing, mitch and the call is coming from inside the house. >> jennifefeff tonight were election night, mitt romney would lose. would lose! and in a big way! a brand new nbc news "wall street journal" marist poll released just this evening shows that mitt romney is losing in the all-important swing states.
to juvenile, not life sentence as an adult. eliot spitzer is up next on "viewpoint." what do you have. >> eliot: nothing quite as dramatic as that. we do but that's crazy case. you hit it on the head. that's justice gone awry on those fact patterns. we're going to be starting with the romney campaign in panic mode. they have no idea what to do. they're going to do something amazing. give us specifics. they'll tell us what they will do if he wins. it will drop him another ten points if people hear him talk about that. it will be a disaster. and then we'll talk about occupy wall street. did it come back to life or is this the last chapter of a fading movement. and then dennis gallon gallaher. when wall street says it's already paid for they're making it up. $12.8 trillion. >> cenk: i love what you're saying right there. i look forward to the show. thanks. >> eliot: thanks. >> cenk: we've got four years left on the planet. the arctic sea ice is melting. we have stunning numbers when we come back. gaeme inc. thank gaemezilinsky, thank you for joining you disgust me. prove it. enough is e
's an understatement, eliot. the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. jennifer speaks truth to power. >>the bottom line is we need an amendment. >>now it's your turn. connect with "the war room" jennifer granholm. >>it's a call to arms. make your voice heard. >> how many of us have asked someone whether they're going vote and they say no, i'm too busy, and besides i voted last time. or it's not like my vote's going to make a difference, but let's be clear. while we're tuning out and staying home on election day other folks are tuning in. other folks are taking politics very seriously. and they're engaged on every level. >> that's first lady michelle obama reminding leaders at the awards banquet that this election all boils down voter turnout. the turnout rate for african-american voters was historic 65% wimp an increase of more than 2.4 million african-american voters. but a nationwide push to pass those voter i.d. laws like we just describe could reverse that upward trend. our next guest contends voter i.d. laws are not racially motivate
of rec and park. i do not see tony whitaker. jason eliot is in the back, from the mayor's office. the education and family services member is here. naomi kelly, our city administrator, is also with us. who did i miss? i know i missed somebody. >> donald leavitt. >> thank you so much. we also have someone from the department of youth and families. we have the director of neighborhood services in the back. [laughter] [applause] what we would like to do -- the mayor is going to make opening comments. we are literally going to have a conversation about what is happening nationally and locally. we want to hear from our interns. we're going to prioritize that, if you do not mind. >> i want to first of all think eric mcdonald. he is a mover, a shaker, but obviously the great partner locally, on behalf of the united way. a pro-youth enthusiast for san francisco. thank you for your wonderful work. eric and i started this with a number of others. secretary, i want to welcome you here, and thank you for your visit here. this is a great occasion, not only to welcome you back, because i know
. this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa. ♪ lord, you got no reason ♪ ♪ you got no right ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i find myself at the wrong place ♪ [ male announcer ] the ram 1500 express. ♪ ♪ it says a lot about you. ♪ ♪ in a deep, hemi-rumble sort of way. guts. glory. ram. from silver screens... to flat screens... twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. ♪ >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv. this is the "bill press show." ♪ >> bill: all right. 57 days to go and obama gets a bump out of the convention. what do you say, hello everybody. here we go, monday september 10th. good to see you today. and thank you for tuning in to the "full court press." welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv. we are back from charlotte, back from the democratic convention. had a great time, hope you did
on corruption. >>that's an understatement, eliot. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good, hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> john: this is the "stephanie miller show." tuesday september 11, 2012. i'm john fugelsang filling in for stephanie all week long. can you come up with some special music for today's costar. [♪ dramatic music ♪] >> john: i'm proud to welcome from mystery science theater, one of my favorite comedians and comic writers do we have music ready, please welcome frank conniff. >> thank you. it's good to be there. >> john: that you. is that the music you had ready toni? >> thank you. >> john: thank for being had. it's always a tricky proposition inviting comedians to come on a show on this particular day, but i'm really i get to be here today as an new yorker and someone who lives a few blocks away from where the tower is and where the new tower stands and i think 9/11 is a day whe
wreaking havoc cannot have their facts straight reporter elizabeth cook and photographer eliot mendoza saw it happen >>> i'm standing in front of a mission police station an hour ago about 80 people calling themselves the black block came down valencia street and threw paint balls made of glass that police officers and hammer that injured one of the officers this was the scene earlier tonight, it started at delores park the scene started at delores park and came down valencia street they threw projectiles at businesses and broke windows the walked up to one of the owners of the business he asked them to leave the punched him in the face they attacked our news crew the tried to get in our van and tried to stop a van from moving the jump on top of a van and grabbed our camera all because of an officer involved shooting on 14th street in the mission and officer shot a suspect a 22 year-old parolee after he pulled a gun on one of the officers, eight technion assault style pistol, this is what police say >>> when he was up to i don't know we believe we were successful in interrupting a violent
based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa. septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. if you have copd like i do you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open a full 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. and it's steroid-free. spiriva does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek imm
. >> they didn't demonstrate it in front of you. >> we move on. eliot spitzer does a serious show, unlike this one. he is next. what do you have for us? >> no joking matter, we're starting tonight with a conversation about the middle east. it's hard to know what will come next obviously with the death of foreamerican diplomats this is something we are deeply troubled by. we'll be having a fascinating conversation. barney frank i had a great chat with him yesterday. john lewis, one of the iconic voices in our civil rights movement. both of them will be on the show tonight. >> thank you eliot appreciate it. >> always a pleasure. >> when we come back, rush limbaugh's x-raysestlimbauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauauau >> always outspoken, now unleached: joy behar. >>tonight, hanna rosin discusses her new book. it's called "the end of men". oh my god, whos going to kill the big bugs in the bedroom? only on current tv. >> cenk: do you think you've heard all of the crazy things rush limbaugh said? you haven't heard anything yet! wait until you get a load of this crap! >>
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